Shannon Stacey

Speaking of TSTL…

If you’re going to plagiarize somebody’s book—with merely a find & replace name change—should you:

A) At least change the title?

B) Not also copy and paste the actual publisher’s blurb?

C) At least not use N*Sync? C’mooooooon.

Blatant theft found here (I don’t know how long the link will work. The whole shebang will no doubt be yanked soon.) UPDATE: THE PURLOINED STORIES APPEAR TO HAVE BEEN REMOVED.

She’s being most delightfully shredded.

UPDATE: One of the authors plagiarized, Douglas Clegg, has blogged about it: here

6 comments to “Speaking of TSTL…”

  1. THIS! Christine
      · September 30th, 2005 at 3:28 am · Link

    Dang methinks it’s already been yanked. C’mon Shan, I’m a frustrated ambulance chaser here… gimme the dirt, who (whom?) did she plagiarize?


  2. Karen S.
      · September 30th, 2005 at 6:27 am · Link

    One of the comments says “You mean *steal* another Slayer story from Karen Kohler” … not familiar with Karen Kohler’s work myself, but that’s the best clue I can find.

  3. Shannon
      · September 30th, 2005 at 7:43 am · Link

    The stories appear to have been taken down, but there were several authors plagiarized, including our friend Jaci.

    This :censor: literally took Jaci’s book, changed the character names and posted it on the internet as her own. Didn’t even change the title. Dumbass. :rant:

  4. Ann
      · September 30th, 2005 at 8:50 am · Link

    HUh? Wha? What’d I miss?

  5. Gabriele
      · September 30th, 2005 at 1:33 pm · Link

    I hope the authors sue that bastard. That’s a crime even if (s)he didn’t get any money out of it.

  6. Jaci Burton
      · October 1st, 2005 at 8:20 am · Link

    She could have at least plagiarized me to CSI or something more compelling than NSync. Geez.

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